To really understand and know Japan, it is important to experience the atmosphere of the place, but above all to meet the fantastic people who, after all, are the ones that shape the country and its culture. Respecting a country's culture has opened many doors for those who understand this. Japan is no exception.
Ancient temples, Sachihoko and high tech
Ancient temples, stunning scenery in the country side, Manga and Anime, peaceful oasis in the middle of million-people cities, sumo, Mount Fuji, living treasures, Sachihoko*, a pulsing night life, Sake, Tokyo National Museum, high tech, Mikasa**, Samurai festivals and much, much more also give this great country its atmosphere.
World class cuisine
Amazing Japan offers a cuisine that is among the best in the world, Sushi, Noodles, Sahimi, Tekkanyaki, Tempura and many other specialities served or cooked on fresh ingredients. And all prefectures in Japan have their cuisine, in the global metropolitan Tokyo you will find them all.
Kendo.com is not a travel guide
Amazing Japan offers culture, business and opportunities in a class of its own even in a global comparison. Kendo.com is not a travel guide but we want to provide some information you ought to know when you go to Dynamic Japan.*Sachihoko, a god of water - a Japanese mythological animal that had the head of a tiger and the body of a carp. The Sachihoko was supposed to protect castles and temples from fire as it was believed to have the power to bring rain if a fire started. (The Sachihoko, photo to the left, belong to the Honorary Consul-General of Japan in Malmo, Sweden, Leif Almo).
**Mikasa, a battleship, formerly of the Imperial Japanese Navy. Launched in 1900 and the flagship of Admiral T˘g˘ Heihachir˘ during the Battle of Tsushima in 1905. She is preserved as a museum ship at
|Japanese expressions used in kendo. |
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|The legendary samurai|
|Musashi won over 60 duels - often by using his two swords, and a peculiar strategy of arriving late to the scene. Read more|
|Results of the kendo competitions held every third year since 1970. Read more|